Flashcards in Chapter 18 - Test 8 Deck (42):
John Calvin was a Protestant leader from
______ was the first Protestant king of France.
In France, the _____ paid most of the taxes.
The First Estate was comprised of the
Those on the ____ of the National Assembly were radicals who wanted the Revolution to go further.
Napoleon established the Continental System to shut off trade to
Napoleon did on the island of
The _____ ______ forced Charles X to flee to England.
France was _____ in the Franco-Prussian War
Louis Napoleon proclaimed himself Emperor ______.
"the sun King"
Russian czar who defied Napoleon
leader during the Reign of Terror
ruthless queen who ruled for her weak sons
Catherine de Medicis
issued the Edict of Nantes
The French term for middle class is
The influential spokesman known as the "Prince of Diplomats" at the Congress of Vienna was
Prince von Metternich
Louis XIV reigned for over ____ years, one of the longest reigns of any king in history.
3 famous thinkers of the Enlightenment
Montesquieu, Rousseau, Voltaire
What French monarch was beheaded after the "flight of Varennes"?
About how many people died during the bloody "Reign of Terror"?
An election in which the people express their will is a
In 1813, the forces of Europe defeated Napoleon at the Battle of _____, also called the Battle of Nations.
The Duke of Wellington was the famous _____ at the Battle of Waterloo.
The Congress of Vienna attempted to surround ____ with powerful nations.
the pre-revolutionary monarchy in France
National Assembly's vow to write a constitution
Tennis Court Oath
granted some toleration to the Huguenots
Edict of January
reign of Louis Philippe
French version of Parliament
What are French Calvinist Protestants called?
What name was given to the massacre of thousands of French Protestants on August 24, 1572?
St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre
What magnificent palace did Louis XIV build to keep the aristocracy occupied?
Which French king is known to have said "Apres moi le deluge"?
Which estate was made up of the middle class and peasants?
Name the French castle stronghold stormed by the people of Paris in 1789.
Who commanded the British fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar?
What was Napoleon's worst enemy in the Russian campaign?
Where did Napoleon meet his final defeat?
What country did Prince von Metternich represent at the Congress of Vienna?
compare the French Revolution with the American War for Independence. How were they different?
The French Rev. was an attempt to give men rights without responsibility. In France, the people who disagreed with the Rev. were imprisoned or killed. Atheism was at an all-time high, resulting in the bloody Reign of Terror. The American War for Independence, on the other hand, was firmly grounded in principles - not selfish desires. America had no "peasants" that demanded equality, and the War for Independence was not for equality but for freedom.